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470 Europeans: Kiwis win Open Mens title 470 Europeans: Kiwis win Open Mens title The New Zealand Mens 470 crew of Paul Snow-Hansen and Daniel Willcox win the Open European Mens The New Zealand Mens 470 crew of Paul Snow-Hansen and Daniel Willcox have won the Open European Mens 470 Championship, being sailed in Vilamoura, Portugal. by Richard Gladwell Posted 8 May 02:08 NZST 2021 470 Europeans at Vilamoura, Portugal overall 2021 470 Europeans at Vilamoura, Portugal overall France wins European Mens and Womens 470 titles, Israel wins Mixed, New Zealand wins Open The sixth and last day of the 470 - 2021 European Championship concluded in Vilamoura, with the Medal Race. by Int 470 Class/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 8 May 10:38 NZST America's Cup champ to defend Finn World title America's Cup champ to defend Finn World title Two of the champion America's Cup crew will contest the Finn Gold Cup in Porto this weekend Two of the champion America's Cup crew, Andy Maloney and Josh Junior will contest the 2021 Finn Gold Cup in Porto, this weekend. Josh Junior will be defending his world title, and for both the regatta will probably determine the Tokyo 2020 Finn berth by Michael Brown/Sail-World Posted 7 May 16:03 NZST NZ Women's Keelboat Nats: Dixon wins seventh title NZ Women's Keelboat Nats: Dixon wins seventh title Barfoot & Thompson Womens Keelboat Nationals goes down to the wire between Dixon and Henshaw The Barfoot & Thompson Womens Keelboat Nationals were only decided in the final race between Karleen Dixon and Melinda Henshaw. In the end just one point separated the two competitors who won three races apiece in the seven race series. by Andrew Delves – RNZYS PR & Communications Manager Posted 7 May 14:59 NZST GoPro video compilation from SailGP Bermuda GoPro video compilation from SailGP Bermuda Have a look on board a F50 with shot from a GoPro aboard various teams at Bermuda Have a look on board a F50 with shot from a GoPro aboard various teams during Season 2 from SailGP Bermuda. by SailGP Media Posted 7 May 12:36 NZST Meet the Clipper Race crew: Carola Göhlich Meet the Clipper Race crew: Carola Göhlich A Clipper Race poster on the London Underground was her inspiration A Clipper Race poster on the London Underground was the inspiration for Carola Göhlich, who hails from Switzerland, to sign up for Leg 1: The Atlantic Trade Winds Leg. by Clipper Round the World Race Posted 8 May 20:08 NZST Finn Champions disappointed by Olympic decisions Finn Champions disappointed by Olympic decisions Ahead of the 2021 Finn Gold Cup in Porto The 2021 Finn Gold Cup was opened on Friday in Porto, Portugal, but without an opening ceremony due to COVID-19, but with a practice race with a small fleet taking part. by Robert Deaves Posted 8 May 16:51 NZST Cascais 49er & 49erFx Championship day 4 Cascais 49er & 49erFx Championship day 4 Another magnificent sailing day in Cascais On the fourth day of the 2021 Cascais 49er & 49er FX Championship the Cascais the race area once again did not disappoint, delivering epic conditions for the fleets. by Clube Naval de Cascais Posted 8 May 07:19 NZST The Ocean Race launches Relay4Nature The Ocean Race launches Relay4Nature Shining a spotlight on ocean leaders, innovators and advocates An initiative of The Ocean Race, Relay4Nature will involve a baton passing from team to team, shining a spotlight on ocean leaders, innovators and advocates. by The Ocean Race Posted 8 May 05:36 NZST All you need to know about the new IMOCA rules All you need to know about the new IMOCA rules A limit on foil size, measures to reduce environmental impact and contain costs The updated IMOCA rule seeks to limit foil size and limit environmental impact and to contain costs. The new rules which are in force until 2025 were unveiled by the IMOCA Class last week. by Vendée Globe Posted 7 May 20:21 NZST America's Cup: Backstage with INEOS Team UK America's Cup: Backstage with INEOS Team UK A set of three videos compiled by INEOS Team UK's Graeme Spence including a tour of the team base A set of three videos compiled by INEOS Team UK grinder Graeme Spence for Harken before the 36th America's Cup. The first is shot in quarantine, the second in the team base, and the third is a tour of the base. by Sail-World.com/NZ Posted 7 May 17:10 NZST Yachting NZ News for May 5, 2021 Yachting NZ News for May 5, 2021 Yachting NZ newsletter for May 5: RS Feva Nationals, Womens and School Keelboats, Lipton Cup Yachting NZ's Newsletter for May 5, 2021 covering Regional Roundup, RS Feva Nationals, Womens Keelboat Nationals, School Keelboat Nationals, new Regional Support Officer Kelly Mulcahy, 100 years of Lipton Cup and more... by Michael Brown/Yachting NZ Posted 7 May 14:22 NZST Kiwis close to medalling in 470 Europeans Kiwis close to medalling in 470 Europeans Kiwi 470 crew of Paul Snow-Hansen and Dan Willcox expected to Medal in 470 Europeans Paul Snow-Hansen and Dan Willcox didn't really know how they would stack up heading into their first international regatta in 18 months but they will be sailing for a medal tonight (NZ time) at the 470 European Championships in Portugal. by Michael Brown/Yachting NZ Posted 7 May 11:53 NZST 2021 470 Europeans at Vilamoura, Portugal day 5 2021 470 Europeans at Vilamoura, Portugal day 5 French teams lead in the Women's and Men's events into the medal races The top of the leaderboard remained unchanged after Day 5 of the 470 European Championship in Vilamoura, with the top teams scoring countable races to consolidate their position ahead of the Medal Races on Day 6 by Int 470 Class/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 7 May 09:39 NZST Cascais 49er & 49erFx Championship day 3 Cascais 49er & 49erFx Championship day 3 American Match Race and the Spanish on the rise On the third day of the 2021 Cascais 49er & 49er Fx Championship, the two Olympic class 49er fleets returned to the Guia race area to fulfil, once again, the scheduled races of the day. by Clube Naval de Cascais Posted 7 May 08:03 NZST Gladwell's Line: Pressing ignition on pro-sailing Gladwell's Line: Pressing ignition on pro-sailing The sail racing world is spluttering back into life after over 12 months of being hostage by COVID The sail racing world is spluttering back into life after over 12 months of being hostage to the COVID pandemic - here's a look at how SailGP and the America's Cup coped, plus the 2024 Olympic event quandary. by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz Posted 6 May 19:39 NZST Record Breaking Boat, Record Breaking Team Record Breaking Boat, Record Breaking Team Michael Walsh, Phil Barnett and Neil Paton: an intriguing story of boat and skipper When Michael Walsh, Phil Barnett and Neil Paton teamed in the 18ft Skiff Prudential and won the 1989 JJ Giltinan on Sydney Harbour, they equalled the 1981 record set by the legendary Color 7 team of Iain Murray, Andrew Buckland and Don Buckley. by Frank Quealey Posted 6 May 18:10 NZST Big fleet contest RS Feva Nationals at Manly Big fleet contest RS Feva Nationals at Manly A strong fleet of 34 crews competed in three divisions at the 2021 RS Feva Nationals held at Manly A strong fleet of 34 crews competed in three divisions at the 2021 RS Feva Nationals held at the Manly Sailing Club. A record 10 competed as open combinations and six of those featured a parent and child sailing together by YachtingNZ/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 6 May 16:07 NZST 2021 470 Europeans at Vilamoura, Portugal day 4 2021 470 Europeans at Vilamoura, Portugal day 4 Fresher winds create the opportunity for a change in the leaderboard A fresher breeze on Day 4 of the 470 European Championships at Vilamoura, Portugal, created the opportunity for a change in the leaderboard in the Mens event, while the leaders consolidated their overnight position in the Womens and Mixed classes. by Int 470 Class/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 6 May 14:13 NZST World's fastest tris set for Rolex Fastnet Race World's fastest tris set for Rolex Fastnet Race Maxi Edmond de Rothschild headlines the Ultimes taking part While the Vendée Globe grabbed headlines over the winter with a record fleet of 31 boats, France boasts a yet more extraordinary fleet of boats - the Ultimes. by James Boyd / RORC Posted 6 May 08:11 NZST Cascais 49er & 49erFx Championship day 2 Cascais 49er & 49erFx Championship day 2 France and States consolidate leadership, Cascais Bay gives participants headaches On the second day of the 2021 Cascais 49er & 49er Fx Championship, the forty Olympic class boats filled the bay of Cascais with colour to complete the three races planned for the day. by Clube Naval de Cascais Posted 6 May 07:51 NZST Star World Championship to be held at Kiel Week Star World Championship to be held at Kiel Week No less than 80 of the two-man keelboats are expected The Star World Championship returns to Kiel. And this September, two events are on the schedule at once. For the Junior Star Worlds, 40 boats are expected and for the Star World Championship no less than 80 of the two-man keelboats are expected. by Hermann Hell Posted 6 May 07:20 NZST Musto renews Musto Skiff Class sponsorship Musto renews Musto Skiff Class sponsorship Ensuring that the class is supported with both funding, activities and prizes Ovington Boats and the Musto Skiff Class Association (MSCA) have confirmed that the world leading technical clothing brand, Musto, has renewed its longstanding contract with the class to continue as their Title Sponsor for a further five years. by Musto Skiff Class Association Posted 6 May 03:52 NZST Rolex Middle Sea Race fleet builds steadily Rolex Middle Sea Race fleet builds steadily Some 47 yachts from 17 countries have entered Some 47 yachts from 17 countries have entered, currently ranging in size from the mighty 42.56 metre (140 feet) ClubSwan 125 Skorpios down to the 9.14m (29.12 ft) Pogo 30 One and Only. by Rolex Middle Sea Race Posted 6 May 01:14 NZST RS Electric Boats Pulse 63 RS Electric Boats Pulse 63 Next Generation Electric RIB developed Following an overwhelmingly positive response to the Pulse 58, the world's first electric RIB with a fully integrated electric drive launched at Dusseldorf Boat Show 2020, RS Electric Boats has further developed the boat's design and technology. by Felicity Pearson, RS Electric Boats Posted 6 May 00:12 NZST 2021 470 Europeans at Vilamoura, Portugal day 3 2021 470 Europeans at Vilamoura, Portugal day 3 Two races sailed for the three fleets in challenging conditions Two races sailed for the three fleets on Day 3 of the 470 Europeans being staged at Vilamoura, Portugal. by International 470 Class Association Posted 5 May 11:46 NZST Vaikobi launches New FlexForce Range Vaikobi launches New FlexForce Range Designed specifically for Dinghy, Foiling and Sportsboat sailors Australian based Watersports brand Vaikobi, has launched their new range of FlexForce High Performance Sailing wetsuits, designed specifically for Dinghy, Foiling and Sports boat sailors. by Vaikobi Media Posted 5 May 07:22 NZST Cascais 49er & 49erFx Championship day 1 Cascais 49er & 49erFx Championship day 1 38 boats in the Portuguese sailing Mecca On the first day of the 2021 Cascais 49er & 49er Fx Championship, the Olympic fleet composed of 28 boats, of the 49erFx class, plus 10 boats, of the 49er class, fulfilled the day's schedule when holding the three scheduled races for each class. by Clube Naval de Cascais Posted 5 May 07:14 NZST Vendée Globe - On course for 2024 Vendée Globe - On course for 2024 A starter for 10... they have done it before and already said 'yes' The huge wave of enthusiasm for the Vendée Globe during and after the last edition means there are more and more solo skippers intimating their plans to do the next race which will start November 2024. by Vendée Globe Posted 5 May 02:04 NZST World's best sailors primed for epic Finn Gold Cup World's best sailors primed for epic Finn Gold Cup An iconic trophy that is reputed to be more difficult to win than an Olympic Gold medal The Finn Gold Cup has been part of the fabric of the sport of sailing for 65 years, an iconic trophy that is reputed to be more difficult to win than an Olympic Gold medal. by Robert Deaves Posted 5 May 00:28 NZST Evolution Sails Northern Triangle race announced Evolution Sails Northern Triangle race announced SSANZ offers a new double-handed race for 2022 – the Evolution Sails Northern Triangle, a 500nm race Short Handed Sailing Association of New Zealand (SSANZ) is promoting a new and exciting event for 2022 – the Evolution Sails Northern Triangle, a 500nm journey taking in Auckland, Mangonui and Tauranga in late February. by SSANZ Posted 4 May 19:41 NZST 2021 470 Europeans at Vilamoura, Portugal day 2 2021 470 Europeans at Vilamoura, Portugal day 2 Kiwi, Spanish and an Israeli crew lead the Mens, Womens and Mixed divisions The Kiwi mens 470 team moved into top spot on the Day 2 leaderboard after an afternoon of light air racing in Vilamoura, Portugal. Spain leads the womens event, with an Israeli crew lead the Mixed division. by International 470 Class Association Posted 4 May 09:39 NZST Alternate reality Alternate reality Is the Paris 2024 10th medal hammering a square peg in a round hole? This time 40 years ago the drummer Nick Mason released an album called Fictitious Sports. As with his band Pink Floyd, Hipgnosis were called upon for the album art, creating the image you see above, which seemed apt as an intro for this editorial. by Mark Jardine Posted 4 May 08:30 NZST 2024 Olympic Mixed Keelboat update 2024 Olympic Mixed Keelboat update Clarification regarding the Mixed Two Person Offshore Event to be communicated to the IOC The Oceanic and Offshore Committee recommends that World Sailing recognize the following clarification regarding the Mixed Two Person Offshore Event and communicates this new information to the IOC. by Matt Allen / Corinne Migraine Posted 3 May 19:55 NZST International 5-05 Day - 5th May International 5-05 Day - 5th May Celebrating the 60+ years of history and community The International 5O5 Sailing Class has adopted the 5th May as International 5O5 Day to celebrate the 60+ years of history and community. by Michael Quirk Posted 3 May 17:55 NZST American Magic ready to sail with 7-8 days notice American Magic ready to sail with 7-8 days notice American Magic's Terry Hutchinson says they are all ready to go sailing at 7-8 days notice American Magic's Terry Hutchinson says the AC36 Challenger are all packed and ready to go sailing at 7-8 days notice, if the next venue is Auckland, otherwise they will head back to the USA. by Richard Gladwell Posted 3 May 14:24 NZST 2021 470 Europeans at Vilamoura, Portugal day 1 2021 470 Europeans at Vilamoura, Portugal day 1 81 teams from 25 countries are taking part At the top of the Men's fleet scoreboard is the Spanish crew Jordi Xammar and Nicolas Rodriguez after a 10th, 2nd and 4th in the three races of the day. by International 470 Class Association Posted 3 May 08:04 NZST Smeg: 25 Years of Champion Sponsorship Smeg: 25 Years of Champion Sponsorship 2021 JJ Giltinan win a fitting reward to another long-term sponsor Whether it's a high-performance sport or a small, local sporting club, to be successful, the organisation needs the support of commercial sponsorship or, at least, one major benefactor. by Frank Quealey Posted 2 May 17:59 NZST Challenging times for Spain SailGP in Bermuda Challenging times for Spain SailGP in Bermuda Former world match racing champion Phil Robertson recaps on Spain SailGP's experience in Bermuda. All the teams in the recent SailGP Bermuda regatta experienced challenges triggered by COVID19 restrictions on practice time, plus getting crews up to speed after 14months out of the circuit. Phil Robertson recaps on Spain SailGP's experience in Bermuda. by Phil Robertson/Spain SailGP Posted 2 May 09:42 NZST Colligo Marine's Bridal mooring plate system Colligo Marine's Bridal mooring plate system It allows the use of up to three lines from your mooring for redundant protection Bridle Plate Mooring System shown mounted on top of mooring ball for illustration only. We recommend mounting below the ball, directly to the chain for maximum strength. by Colligo Marine Posted 2 May 08:32 NZST World Sailing proposals chosen for Paris 2024 World Sailing proposals chosen for Paris 2024 470, Formula Kite, and team racing are to be considered On 23 April 2021 World Sailing's Council unanimously approved the alternative event(s) proposal process to enable two alternative events to the Mixed Two Person Offshore Keelboat to be selected and proposed to the International Olympic Committee. by World Sailing Posted 1 May 08:48 NZST Pierre-Henry Mahul enters Global Solo Challenge Pierre-Henry Mahul enters Global Solo Challenge 19th entry is a Germ Frers-designed Halberg Rassy 53 He had originally planned to sail around the world non stop by the three great capes but was forced to changed plance due a late departure which would have caused him to be at the wrong time in the southern ocean. by Global Solo Challenge Posted 1 May 03:00 NZST Flashback Friday to a stunning Sail Port Stephens Flashback Friday to a stunning Sail Port Stephens The wrap video: from the go to the nooooo I don't want it to end Here it is! The wrap video from last week at Sail Port Stephens, from the go to the nooooo I don't want it to end. by Nic Douglass Posted 30 Apr 20:42 NZST Zhik's new Z-Skin Zhik's new Z-Skin Zhik's Z-Skin® Top has evolved to become one of the thinnest ever, skin-fitting neoprene tops Zhik's Z-Skin® Top has evolved for 2021 to become one of the thinnest ever, skin-fitting neoprene tops. It's the perfect performance top to crossover high activity sailing and watersports, including paddling, body boarding and surfing. by Zhik Posted 30 Apr 18:00 NZST Barfoot & Thompson NZ Women's Keelboat Nationals Barfoot & Thompson NZ Women's Keelboat Nationals Eight all female teams are locked in and ready to race at this weekend's Women's keelboat Nationals Eight all female teams are locked in and ready to race at this weekend's always hotly contested Barfoot & Thompson NZ Women's Keelboat National Championship hosted by the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron. by Andrew Delves - RNZYS Posted 30 Apr 09:53 NZST 2022 49er, FX & Nacra 17 Europeans set for Aarhus 2022 49er, FX & Nacra 17 Europeans set for Aarhus The world's best high performance sailors will be racing in Denmark Aarhus has just been awarded the European Championships in 49er, 49erFX, and Nacra 17 from 5 - 10 July 2022. by 49er and Nacra 17 Sailing Posted 30 Apr 02:56 NZST Sun Fast 3300 + Doublehanded Sailing Live Webinar Sun Fast 3300 + Doublehanded Sailing Live Webinar North Sails President, Ken Read joins Bluenose Founder, Glenn Walters, and special guests North Sails President, Ken Read joins Bluenose Founder, Glenn Walters, and special guests to discuss all things doublehanded sailing and why this group chose the Sun Fast 3300 as their perfect doublehanded platform. by Jeanneau America Posted 30 Apr 02:44 NZST IRCRecords™ launched IRCRecords™ launched A brand-new concept for the world of sailing records For decades record-setting in sailing has been dominated by adventurers, pioneers, eccentrics and, in recent years, pro-sailing teams in custom built machines. by Mark Angell Posted 29 Apr 22:56 NZST
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